Community Events

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  • Barlowe receives award from LTADD

    Luke Barlowe of Nelson County was the recipient of the Dorothy Dolle Award at the Lincoln Trail Area Development District’s 43rd annual meeting April 20. The award is presented annually to an older American within the Lincoln Trail region who exemplifies the standards, dedication, and service set by Dolle, a former LTADD employee.

    The annual meeting was highlighted by the appearance and remarks by U.S. Senator Rand Paul and U.S. 2nd District Congressman Brett Guthrie. 

  • Bernheim to have BloomFest and Spring Plant Sale

    Bernheim’s BloomFest and Spring Plant Sale

    Saturday, May 21, 2011


    10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Spring Plant Sale

    9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    8 a.m. for Bernheim members

    Both events are at the Visitor Center.

    Event is free after entering Bernheim (members free, non-members $5 per car).

  • 4th Annual Cancer Survivor Sunday set

    The Kentucky Cancer Program and the District Cancer Council of Lincoln Trail cordially invite the public to attend the Fourth Annual Cancer Survivor Sunday 2-4 p.m.  June 5 at the Pritchard Community Center, 404 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown.

    This free event offers a survivor’s sharing of his experience, light refreshments, resource exhibitors, door prizes and entertainment by the Heartland Fillies.

  • Bardstown City Pool opens June 4

    The Bardstown City Pool will open June 4 for the summer. Come out and try the new “vortex” slide attraction. 

    Regular pool hours will be Tuesday through Sunday 1-5:30 p.m., admission $4; Family Swim on Wednesday evenings 6-8 p.m., admission $2. Children 2 and younger are free and adults 55 and older are free.

    Pool rentals are also available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.

  • 49 Relay for Life teams gather in Bardstown

    Of all the photos of Anna Jane Nalley, none showed her illness. She was pictured with shaving cream on her face, with a grandchild in her lap, with her husband in her arms. Written at the top of the collage in big letters: “World’s Best Mom.”

  • Relay for Life to feature new ways to give

    Anita Westrup’s first year as chairperson of the Nelson County Relay for Life has been difficult. It’s not because planning the event is a year-long endeavor — Westrup is passionate about what the American Cancer Society fundraiser, which will begin at 5 p.m. May 13, can accomplish.

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  • Nelson Elite All-Star cheer and dance kicks off its new 2011-2012 season

    Nelson Elite All-Star cheer and dance kicks off its new 2011-2012 season.  Many local kids from Nelson, Spencer and Washington counties turned out for spring tryouts and are now starting practice for the new season.  Nelson Elite has five teams, mini, Junior cheer, Senior cheer, youth dance and senior dance and has more spots open for new members.  For more information go to www.nelsonelitefitness.com.

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